Category archive: Analyst

Pogo Pins: A 40-Year-Old Technology

Guest Blog Post
David Pheteplace, Senior VP, Bishop & Associates

One of the older, widely used contacts, the pogo pin, has long established itself as a reliable and trustworthy technology for many applications. Named after the pogo stick toy over forty years ago, this golden spring-loaded contact has played a vital role in making temporary connections, usually for electronic testing, since it was first created.

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The BIG Deal About Connectors in Mobile Devices

Guest Blog Post
David Pheteplace, Senior VP, Bishop & Associates

Bishop & Associates is about connectors and interconnect research and metrics. I spend most of my working days thinking about connectors. Where are they used? How many are used? What are the benefits of different connector types and what are the problems? Ad infinitum. You might say I am obsessed. So why are mobile device connectors such a BIG deal?

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